KenTon Athletic Coaching Certification Program

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Please send all documents to Nate Bourke @ Kenmore East High School, or electronically to

In order to help provide a safe environment and successful experience for boys and girls who participate on interscholastic athletic teams, Section 135.4 (c) (7) (i) (c) of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education pertaining to physical education include certain minimum requirements for a person to be appointed as a coach of an interscholastic athletic team. This includes all head coaches, and assistants (paid and volunteer) for varsity, junior varsity, freshman and junior high (modified) teams of public schools.

The course requirements in the Regulation of the Commissioner of Education are intended to provide a person with an understanding of the basic philosophy and principles of athletics in education, the health related aspects of athletics, and the techniques used to coach a specific sport.